Programme 2013-14



What's New

Future Plans


Local History Topics

... by location

Heanor Pubs

  The Market Place

  Memorial Park

Langley Mill

Langley Mill Floods




Marlpool & Langley


Shipley Postcards

Alfred Seaman Photos

Britannia Park

Britannia Craftsmen


   Stainsby House

Forgotten Place Names

... by subject

Churches & Chapels

  Heanor Baptist

  Jehovah's Witnesses

  Langley Mill Baptist

  Vicars of Heanor

War Memorials

  Grammar School

Ghost Stories

Local Industries


  Vic Hallam Ltd


  Ormonde Colliery

  Mine Accidents

Noted People

Henry Garnett




Eastwood Station

Road Transport

MGO Bus Routes


Society News

Committee Members

Programme 2013/14

Programme 2012/13

Programme 2011/12

Programme 2010/11

Programme 2009/10

Programme 2008/9

Programme 2007/8

Programme 2006/7

Programme 2005/6

Programme 2004/5

Programme 2003/4

Heritage Corner

   Heritage Centre

Other Displays


Street Names

Follow the Master

Portrait of Heanor

Heanor Omnibus Co



   Newsletter Index


Contact Us  

Useful Links

The Society holds its meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Wilmot Street Community Centre. Meetings start at 7.30pm. All our meetings are very well attended, and on occasions can be standing-room only - especially if the subject is particularly "local" in its nature, or if it is a subject that has mass appeal. We would recommend that you don't leave it to the last minute to arrive.

To get to the Wilmot Street Community Centre, in the centre of Heanor, turn onto Wilmot Street at the side of the Market Place , directly opposite the Market Hotel; after passing the first junction - with Mundy Street - there is a car park on your right, and the Community Centre is adjacent to that. For those of you with 'Sat Nav', the postcode is DE75 7EF. Please be aware that the car park next to the Centre is now Pay and Display, even in the evening!

You don't have to be a member of the Society to attend our meetings -  visitors are always welcome. Non-members are invited to contribute a donation to the Society at their discretion.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
History along the Erewash Valley Trail
Robert Mee
takes a 30-mile historical trip along our local circular footpath/cycle way.

Tuesday 8 October 2013
On the Buses - a Hundred Years of Travel with Trent
The centenary of the Trent Bus Company, with David Bean.

Tuesday 12 November 2013
A Journey through Time: Ripley to Langley Mill
Brian Key
looks at changes to local transport.

Tuesday 10 December 2013
William and Mary Howitt - a Literary Marriage
The works of this famous couple from Heanor explained by Rowena Edlin-White.

Tuesday 14 January 2014
View from the Train - Derby to Matlock.
The Derwent Valley Line in the company of Adrian Farmer.

Tuesday 11 February 2014
The Life and Travels of Robert Bruce Napoleon Walker
Stephen Flinders
explains how you never know what you will find in family history!

Tuesday 11 March 2014
Band of Brothers
In the centenary of the outbreak of the first World War, Clive Tougher tells of the Derbyshire Territorial Volunteers.

One Man's War
Clive Tougher
tells of the experience of a Derby man during WWI, from call-up to demob.

Tuesday 8 April 2014
Society AGM, followed by
On the Trail of Robin Hood

From Nottingham Castle to Sherwood Forest with Margaret Harrison.

Tuesday 13 May 2014
The Music Hall on Film
Film clips and stories presented by Bob Massey.

Saturday 7 June 2014
Visit to the National Memorial Arboretum.
(Details later)

Tuesday 8 July 2014
A tour of two churches at Langley Mill.
(Details later)

A 1958 Trent double decker

William Howitt (1792-1879)

Matlock Railway Station, c.1905.

Cap badge of the Derbyshire Yeomanry

St. Andrew's, Langley Mill, 1985.

The National Memorial Arboretum.

Follow this link to look at last year's programme

Last modified on 28 January 2014 20:46